Will Jennings

University of Southampton

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Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Southampton and author of newly published Olympic Risks, about the governance of the Olympic Games and the Olympic movement; blogger at Olymponomics.wordpress.com

Will Jennings on KCRW

London last hosted the Olympics in 1948 amid austerity in the aftermath of World War II.  Amateur athletes slept on cots and brought their own towels.

London Prepares for the Olympics

London last hosted the Olympics in 1948 amid austerity in the aftermath of World War II.  Amateur athletes slept on cots and brought their own towels.

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Five massive rings now hang from the Tower Bridge, and the Olympics logo will be brightly lit every night after  the games  begin later this month.

Does London Really Need the Olympics?

Five massive rings now hang from the Tower Bridge, and the Olympics logo will be brightly lit every night after the games begin later this month.

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